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The 215th Infantry Division (German: 215. Infanterie-Division) was a unit in the German Imperial Army during World War I. Created in September 1916, it primarily saw service on the Eastern Front and in the Ukraine.

Order of battle (May 1918)Edit

  • 61. Reserve-Infanterie-Brigade
    • Reserve-Ersatz-Regiment Nr. 2
    • Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 71
    • Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 224
    • 3. Eskadron/Reserve-Husaren-Regiment Nr. 8
  • Artillerie-Kommandeur Nr. 215
    • Feldartillerie-Regiment Nr. 274
  • Division-Nachrichtung-Kommandeur Nr. 215

ChronologyEdit

1916

  • 15 September–17 September – In reserve behind Armee-Abteilung A in France
  • 18 September–2 November – Frontline service in Champagne
  • 2–8 November – Transported to the Eastern Front
  • 8 November–31 December – Frontline service on Upper Styr and Stochod rivers

1917

  • 1 January–1 December – Frontline service on Upper Styr and Stochod rivers
  • 2 December–17 December – Ceasefire on Eastern Front
  • 18 December–31 December – Armistice on Eastern Front

1918

  • 1 January–18 February – Armistice on Eastern Front
  • 18 February–21 June – Service in the Ukraine
  • 22 June – 5 November – Occupation of the Ukraine
  • 16 November–31 December – Withdrawal from the Ukraine

1919

  • 1 January–16 March – Withdrawal from the Ukraine

SourcesEdit


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